Drowning in student loans? Canat afford to get married, buy a home, have children? Up to your ears in credit card debt? At last, a book for the under-35 generation that explains why itas not their fault, and what can be done about it. Strapped offers a groundbreaking look at the new obstacle course facing young adults. Getting ahead, argues commentator and policy maven Tamara Draut, is getting harder. A college degree is the new high school diplomaaand costs a fortune to obtain. Good jobs are scarcer thanks to stagnant wages and disappearing benefits. And, the cost of everythingastarter homes, health coverage, child careakeeps going up. Witty and wise, Strapped brims with ideas for fashioning a new kind of America in which every young person can go to college, buy a home, and start a family. The future starts here. From the Trade Paperback edition.their payment in by the minute, but absolutely none for the credit card companies. They can do what they want, ... Leta#39;s say you buy a new computer on your Citibank card at the normal interest rate of 12.99 percent. One month your paymentanbsp;...
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